Category Archives: Outdoors

Hiking, mountain biking, swimming, fishing…outings to gardens, castles, stately homes, Gothic ruins, art-history-science-culture museums…walks in parks and forests…

Photo post: The U.S. tour 2011

Here are some random photos from my U.S. west coast tour. The four-week tour began at the end of September in Portland, Oregon and headed south to spots in northern, southern, central California, the Bay Area, and finished in Yosemite … Continue reading

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Mistakes Can Be Opportunities

Wednesday, 15 July 2009 A few weeks ago I went hill-walking on the outskirts of the Scottish town where I live. My goal was to climb to the top of a well-known hill forming part of the coastal headlands that … Continue reading

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Where I Live

Monday, 27 March 2006 I live in a seaside town on the southwest coast of Scotland called Girvan. It’s a nice to see it appear between the hills as I wind my way home at the end of a tour. … Continue reading

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